Transformative impact of art center visits

Faculty from College of Pacific’s Humanities Center and Media X program took 35 students to two San Francisco art centers on March 2, 2018 to expose students to exhibitions that deal with current social justice topics explored through contemporary art practice. Click on the image above to learn about the visit and the transformative effect…

Poet, musician Madeleine Guekguezian writes to spark empathy for gender diversity

By KAYLEE WEBSTER English and psychology minor Madeleine Guekguezian ’18 showcased her poetry last fall at the “OUT/LOOK & The Birth of the Queer” exhibition at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco’s Castro District. The multimedia exhibition featured the new works of 38 culture-makers who were tasked with finding inspiration and responding to one…

Art building gets a new mural

If you walk by the art building across from the Reynolds Gallery on University of the Pacific’s Stockton campus, you may see fine arts major Leila Valencia ’19 working on the mural she’s painting. We talked to her for a few minutes to find out what inspires her.